Requirements for a Minor in Sociology

The Sociology Minor Requirements and Advising Worksheet

The Sociology Minor Requirements and Advising Worksheet provides detailed information about the Sociology Minor as well as a worksheet to plan out coursework. In consultation with one of the Department's faculty advisors, you should review the requirements to complete the minor. Please bring a copy of your Academic Requirements Report (ARR), your Transfer Evaluation (if you are a transfer student), and a completed copy of the Advising/Requirements Worksheet when you go to see a sociology faculty advisor.

Declaring the Sociology Minor

To declare the minor, bring a completed application and a "Change of Major" form to a Sociology advisor for their signature. To declare the sociology minor, students must have (1) an overall minimum GPA of 2.5 and (2) completed a sociology course with a minimum grade of C-

Current Sonoma State University Catalog

The Sonoma State University General Catalog is available Online in PDF format. To view the PDF files, please make sure your computer has Adobe Reader. The Sociology Department SSU Catalog Information includes the current faculty, staff, and major requirements. The SSU Catalog Course Descriptions includes the current information on courses that may be offered by the Sociology Department.

University Wide General Education (GE) Program

Obtaining a baccalaureate degree from Sonoma State University requires the student to complete both a general education program and a major course of study focused on a particular discipline. The University Wide General Education Program at SSU investigates the complexity of human experience in a diverse natural and social world, and promotes informed and ethical participation as citizens of the world.

Graduation Writing Assesment Requirement (GWAR)

All graduates of CSU campuses are required to certify their writing competency before being awarded degrees. At SSU, this certification is achieved either by successfully completing a Writing Intensive Course (WIC) or via a passing score on the Written English Proficiency Test (WEPT). All sections of SOCI 498 (Senior Seminar) are WIC certified.